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Dutkowsky Talks to WalletHub About Choosing Where to Live When Retiring

"First and foremost, housing costs. What will it do to my household wealth if I buy a house outright in that area (including selling my own house)?," says Professor Emeritus of Economics Donald Dutkowsky about factors retirees should consider when choosing a state for retirement.

January 31, 2024

Engelhardt Weighs In on Baby Boomers Aging Out of the Housing Market in Business Insider Article

Gary Engelhardt, professor of economics, expects the bulk of the boomer generation to age out of the market between 2030 and 2040. "In the next 15 years, this stuff's really going to start happening," Engelhardt says.

January 25, 2024

See related: Aging, Housing, United States

Pearson’s Research on Racial and Ethnic Exclusion Supported by Russell Sage Foundation Grant

The assistant professor of economics is part of a team exploring the exclusion and expulsion of groups of people from towns and cities from 1850 to 1950.

January 16, 2024

Mitra Articles on India’s Labor Force Published in East Asia Forum and Economic Times

"The recent set of labour reforms are also an encouraging development. Numerous labour regulations have been consolidated into four codes, eliminating contradictions among them," writes Devashish Mitra, professor and chair of economics. 

January 12, 2024

See related: Economic Policy, India, Labor, Trade

Alumnus Dmytro Kuchirka Hopes to Return to Ukraine ‘to Make Life Better’ and Help Rebuild

He was in his senior year at the Maxwell School when the Russian invasion began.

December 8, 2023

Buzard Talks to CBC Radio About Her Research on Parental Involvement

"So many of the calls come to them [mothers], even though they're in kind of very demanding jobs [and] they've told the schools to call their children's fathers," says Kristy Buzard, associate professor of economics.

November 6, 2023

‘Time, Talent and Treasure’: Alumna Phaedra Stewart Gives from the Heart

The veteran human resources executive turned social entrepreneur shares her philosophy on life, work and the transformative power of positivity. 

November 3, 2023

See related: Centennial, Giving

Maxwell Hosts Conference Focused on International Trade

The two-day event drew scholars from across the U.S. as well as Canada and England. 

October 24, 2023

The Shadow of the Confederacy: Culture, Institutions, and the Geography of Racial Animus in the US

Samuel Bazzi, Andreas Ferrara, Martin Fiszbein, Thomas Pearson, Patrick Testa

"The Shadow of the Confederacy: Culture, Institutions, and the Geography of Racial Animus in the US," co-authored by Assistant Professor of Economics Thomas Pearson, was published by the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

September 28, 2023

Kristy Buzard Explores Gender Disparities in Economics

She is part of a three-member team that received a $157,065 grant from the Women in Economics and Mathematics Research Consortium.

September 28, 2023

Treatment for Mental Health and Substance Use: Spillovers to Police Safety

Monica Deza, Thanh Lu, Johanna Catherine Maclean, Alberto Ortega
September 22, 2023

COVID-19 Has Strengthened the Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption and Domestic Violence

Aaron Chalfin, Shooshan Danagoulian, and Monica Deza
September 19, 2023

The Mundlak Spatial Estimator

Badi H. Baltagi
September 18, 2023

Maxwell School Announces Recent Faculty Additions

The Maxwell School welcomes 16 new faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year.
August 31, 2023

Maxwell School Announces 2023 Faculty Promotions

Six faculty members were granted tenure and promoted to associate professor and three were promoted to professor.

July 31, 2023

Maria Zhu Awarded the 2023 Montonna Fund

The assistant professor of economics received the honor for her work teaching undergraduate students.

July 10, 2023

See related: Awards & Honors

Maxwell Student Megan Edenfeld Article on Securing International Airspace Published by US State Dept

"Illicitly proliferated Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS) and Anti-Tank Guided Missiles, or All-purpose Tactical Guided Missiles (ATGMs), continue to pose risks to international skies," writes Maxwell student Megan Edenfeld. "With the safety of commercial and military aircraft at stake, securing airspace is a priority for the U.S. government and partner and Allied governments worldwide."

July 10, 2023

Moving Policies Toward Racial and Ethnic Equality: The Case of SNAP

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, Hugo Jales, Judith Liu, Norbert Wilson

"Moving policies toward racial and ethnic equality: The case of the supplemental nutrition assistance program," co-authored by economists Alfonso Flores-Lagunes and Hugo Jales, was published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

May 22, 2023

Flores-Lagunes Comments on Biden’s Nomination for Federal Reserve Board in Bloomberg Article

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, says the nomination [of Adriana Kugler] is “fundamental,” calling the lack of Hispanic representation at the Fed a “glaring aspect of inequality” in the U.S.

May 22, 2023

See related: Federal, LatinX, United States

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